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Jonathan Becker

U-M president calls for Academic Innovation Initiative to set education strategy for th... - 0 views

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    ""Academic innovation is where creativity, comprehensive excellence and our aspirations for societal impact all come together at the University of Michigan," Schlissel said. "Our new initiative will formally help us consider how we can leverage networked access to information, new modes of communication and data analytics to strengthen the quality of a Michigan education, tailor it to the needs of each individual student, and enhance our impact on society.""
Jonathan Becker

Creating a Digitally Enabled University -- Campus Technology - 0 views

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    "His overall charter is to create the digitally enabled university. That encompasses many areas, including flipping the classroom, tapping into learning analytics, and embedding digital literacy into the core curriculum."
Jonathan Becker

Stop Innovating in Schools. Please. - 0 views

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    "To put it simply, innovation in schools today is far too focused on improving teaching, not amplifying learning."
Enoch Hale

Reclaiming Innovation - 1 views

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    "Today, innovation is increasingly conflated with hype, disruption for disruption's sake, and outsourcing laced with a dose of austerity-driven downsizing. If any concept should be seen as an uncomplicated good thing in higher education, it's innovation. Defined by a common-sense notion of "doing things better" and burnished by the sheen of dazzling technological advances, what's not to like about innovation?"
Enoch Hale

VCU News - 3 views

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    VCU School of Music putting grant funds toward innovative pedagogy.
Tom Woodward

At Cambridge's New "Le Laboratoire," Art + Science = Innovation - 0 views

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    ""This is a musical experience, a meditational concentration experience," says Tod Machover, composer and inventor at the MIT Media Lab. He created Vocal Vibrations with architect and designer Neri Oxman and with the help of Al Grodzinsky, a bioengineer at MIT and an expert in biological tissue.

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Yin Wah Kreher

Design Thinking for Higher Education | EDUCAUSE.edu - 0 views

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    "Design thinking is an approach to innovation that combines human desirability, business viability, and technical feasibility to develop solutions to society's everyday problems. By putting people at the center, designing thinking and the human-centered design process ask innovators and leaders to tackle problems from multiple perspectives, especially those of people whose needs and desires are at the core of any problem. "
Jonathan Becker

Historical Maps, Topography, Into Minecraft: QGIS | Electric Archaeology - 1 views

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    Lots of possibilities here at the intersection of gaming, history, and geology.
Jonathan Becker

2014 WCET Outstanding Work Awards Announced | wcet.wiche.edu - 0 views

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    "the WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award to colleges, universities and organizations who are implementing exceptionally creative, technology-based solutions to contemporary challenges in higher education."
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